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Dan Weinbaum
October 05, 2017 - 7:22 am
The Humane Society of Kansas City says a highly-contagious disease is threatening dogs in the Kansas City area. Parvo is deadly to dogs, but it is easily preventable, in spite of increased infections in recent weeks. "The disease is spread from dog to dog by ingesting the virus, usually through...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 05, 2017 - 6:43 am
Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback answered questions Wednesday before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee in his bid to become the nation's next Ambassador at large for International Religious Freedom. President Donald Trump nominated Brownback for the position in July. Under questioning, Brownback...
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Bill Grady
October 05, 2017 - 6:21 am
A local UFO researcher says Kansas City is a hot spot for sightings. Margie Kay is assistant state director for the Missouri chapter of MUFON, the Mutual UFO Network, and author of a new book, The Kansas City UFO Flaps . The publication documents numerous sightings, mostly in Eastern Jackson County...
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Marc LaVoie
October 05, 2017 - 6:02 am
The city of Kansas City is sponsoring studies that could lead to a new home for the Royals downtown. The idea of a downtown stadium is popular among some who want to be close to restaurant and entertainment venues. Kauffman Stadium, located ten miles east at I-70 and I-435, is relatively easy to...
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Bill Grady
October 04, 2017 - 6:13 am
The Las Vegas mass shooting has thrust so-called bump stocks into the public spotlight. Reports indicate two of the devices were found on weapons in the hotel room of the shooter, Stephen Paddock. Unlike a standard stock that is firmly fixed to a rifle, a bump stock allows the body of the rifle to...
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Michael Ronnebaum
October 04, 2017 - 5:41 am
Healthcare workers and administrators are studying the response to the Las Vegas massacre in an effort to improve the response to future mass casualty events. The University of Kansas Hospital has a level 1 trauma center which means it has the resources and personnel to deal with the most serious...
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KMBC Channel 9 News
Marc LaVoie
October 04, 2017 - 4:32 am
The Grandview Police Department is responding to a weekend attack on a 17-year-old girl by adding officers to a popular exercise area. The girl says she was knocked out by three teenage boys. One stopped her and asked for the time and the other two attacked her from behind. The girl was treated at...
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Dan Weinbaum
October 03, 2017 - 8:34 am
Rockstar Tom Petty of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers fame passed away late Monday, according to his manager. Petty, 66, was not breathing and in full cardiac arrest when police found him earlier in the day. EMTs confirmed that they were able to get a pulse after responding to his home. Petty was...
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October 03, 2017 - 6:30 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) - Chiefs kicker Harrison Butker drilled a 43-yard field goal with 8 seconds left in his first career game, atoning for an earlier miss and helping Kansas City to a 29-20 victory over the Washington Redskins on Monday night. Harrison Butker: 3rd kicker in Monday Night Football...
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October 03, 2017 - 6:15 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Republican Gov. Sam Brownback is calling a Kansas Supreme Court decision on school funding "yet another regrettable chapter in the never ending cycle of litigation" over education funding. Brownback issued his statement Monday after the court rejected a school funding law...
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